作者 Ramanathan, Prof. Vaidehi
書名 The English-Vernacular Divide : Postcolonial Language Politics and Practice
出版項 Bristol : Channel View Publications, 2005
©2005
國際標準書號 9781853597718 (electronic bk.)
9781853597701
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版本 1st ed
說明 1 online resource (155 pages)
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系列 Bilingual Education & Bilingualism ; v.No. 49
Bilingual Education & Bilingualism
附註 Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Chapter 1 Introduction: Situating the Vernacular in a Divisive Postcolonial Landscape -- Chapter 2 Divisive Postcolonial Ideologies, Language Policies and Social Practices -- Chapter 3 Divisive and Divergent Pedagogical Tools for Vernacularand English-medium Students -- Chapter 4 The Divisive Politics of Divergent Pedagogical Practices at College Level -- Chapter 5 The Divisive Politics of Tracking -- Chapter 6 Gulfs and Bridges Revisited: Hybridity, Nativization and Other Loose Ends -- Afterword: Some Personal Notes -- Appendix 1: Details of Research Data -- Appendix 2: Some Historical Dates Marking the Enforcement of Particular Educational Policies -- Appendix 3: Divergent Minimal Levels of Learning (MLLs) for VM and EM Students -- Appendix 4: Examples from Curricula and Examination Papers -- References -- Index
This book explores the role of English in postcolonial communities such as India. It focuses on some local ways in which the language falls along the lines of a class-based divide. It argues that issues of inequality, subordination and unequal value revolve around the general positioning of English in relation to vernacular languages
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鏈接 Print version: Ramanathan, Prof. Vaidehi The English-Vernacular Divide : Postcolonial Language Politics and Practice Bristol : Channel View Publications,c2005 9781853597701
主題 English language -- Commonwealth countries.;English language -- Political aspects -- Commonwealth countries.;English language -- Social aspects -- Commonwealth countries.;English language -- Variation -- Commonwealth countries.;Languages in contact -- Commonwealth countries.;Postcolonialism -- Commonwealth countries.;Commonwealth countries -- Languages
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